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Secure Website & Email Hosting Services

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Internet security is an important issue for personal and small business websites. It should be effective, easy to set up and maintain, and inexpensive. Unfortunately, many website hosting companies still do not emphasize security. The following firms offer security features like email virus and spam filters, hardware and application firewalls, DoS, and intrusion protection appliances.

Shared Website Hosting with Better Than Average Security Features

GoDaddy -- Register a website at competitive prices (be sure to check out free extras). The new Ultimate 4GH hosting account for $120 a year includes everything you would expect plus Premium DNS, website protection daily site scanner, SSL Certificate, DoS protection, intrusion prevention, and a fixed IP address at no additional cost. Their 50 person (!) security team recently won an award.

SoftSys Hosting, Starter Plan, 15 day MBG, $42 year, 5 GB transfer, 500 MB disk space, multi-site plans available, SmarterMail with antivirus & anti-spam, firewall, DDoS and TopLayer intrusion prevention system. Multiple site option is available.

DiscountASP, Base Plan, $10 month, 30 day MBG, 80 GB transfer, 1 GB disk space,  antivirus, anti-spam, Staminus Communication SecurePort DDoS Mitigation and TippingPoint Intrusion Prevention System.

Parcom Internet Services, Economy plan $4, 30 day MBG, 300 GB transfer, 2.5 GB disk space, SmarterMail with antivirus & anti-spam, anti-spambot, firewall, and intrusion detection system. Barracuda Spam Firewall option is $65 year.

Alentus, Value Plan, $10 month, 30 day MBG, 20 GB transfer, 2 GB disk space, antivirus, anti-spam, anti-phishing, anti-spyware, anti-DoS, ten layers of defense using Barracuda Spam Firewall appliances.

NWTechGroup, Failover #1 plan, $13 month, 12 GB transfer, 6 GB disk space, SpamAssassin with antivirus and AppliCure Application Firewall dotDefender.

MaximumASP, maxesp plan, 30 day free trial, $49 month, 200 GB transfer, 5 GB disk space, includes up to three websites on one account, antivirus, anti-spam, anti-DoS, firewall and intrusion prevention system.

Applied Innovations, ValuePlus plan, $10 month, 30 day MBG, 2 websites, 50 GB transfer, 2 GB disk space, antivirus, anti-spam, intrustion detection and protection systems, and stateful packet inspection firewalls.

NetNation, QuickWebWin, $12 month, 30 day MBG, traffic unmetered, 150 GB disk space, antivirus, anti-spam, firewall, and intrusion detection system.

SoZo Hosting, Basic Plan, $14, 30 day MBG, 10 GB transfer, 400 MB disk space, 10 websites, anti-spam, firewall, and intrusion prevention system.

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 Email Hosting with Better Than Average Security Features